Archives for Silver Covenant Chain
Kanenhariyo is heading to court on April 4th, 2017 for his trial. He is charged with possession of tobacco in contravention of Canadian laws. In this brief phone interview Kanenhariyo provides an update of where things are at, and what his strategy is for dealing with the prosecution's refusal to…
Francis Boots gives his take on traditional Onkwehonwe justice systems and means of conflict resolution.
Kanenhariyo talks about the shift in legal strategy required by his financial situation and the decision to pursue a constitutional challenge based on "Aboriginal right" rather than his first choice of pushing to have the protocol of the Silver Covenant Chain upheld in a nation to nation relationship.
Francis Boots joins the podcast and tells us about his understanding of the Silver Covenant Chain and the relationship between the Crown and Mohawk people.
Kanenhariyo speaks about broken treaties, forced assimilation and genocide. We also discuss whether or not Onkwehon:we and non-Onkwehon:we can "polish the chain" without the Queen as head of state and whose land Toronto really sits upon.
Kanenhariyo and Tom talk together on Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 about the legal status of the case and strategies for fundraising. The first 16 minutes or so are spent talking about the legal strategy and framing of the case, and the latter half gets into how you can support the…